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Electric Transmission Designer I/II

Date: Jul 30, 2022

Location: GLEN ALLEN, VA, US, 23060

Company: Dominion Energy

At Dominion Energy we love our jobs.  That’s right.  Love.  Every day we go to work filled with passion to be excellent, to creatively problem solve and to innovate.  These are exciting days for energy companies, and Dominion Energy aims to shape the future of energy in America. We are looking at all of our work with fresh eyes, retooling everything we do, in every part of the company, to operate more sustainably and to deliver energy more reliably than ever.  We are looking for interesting, independent thinkers and doers who can help shape the culture of a forward-looking company that’s proud of its rich legacy. Are you a change agent?  Do you think differently?  Do you want to fall in love with your job? If you answered “yes,” then read on!

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.


Job Summary

Dominion Energy’s Transmission Line Engineering department is seeking a motivated Designer who will be responsible for supporting Engineers in the development of transmission engineering design packages.  This work is vital to support the Company’s transmission growth plans and includes support of projects varying in size and complexity.  While this position is primarily in an office environment, periodic field trips to Dominion transmission lines will be required. 

This person will create and modify the following detailed drawings and documents on transmission projects: construction/operating onelines, general arrangement drawings, , detailed engineering & SCC Application drafting support, system walkdown and archive correction support, ETL Asset request support, plan and profile support, danger tree chart support, construction package development support, etc. 


Perform other duties and special projects as necessary.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Experiences Required:

  • 1+ years of Design experience or Utility work related
  • 1+ years of Microstation or AutoCad experience (required)
  • General understanding of electrical, mechanical and civil design concepts.
  • Competency in applying technical concepts, standards, processes and procedures. 
  • Ability to think analytically and solve problems.
  • Effective oral, interpersonal and written communication skills (including technical writing).
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance, but knows when to get others involved.
  • Experience with interpreting technical drawings (i.e. onelines, outline diagrams) is a plus.
  • Detail and quality oriented, but knows how to get things done on time.


The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications outlined below.

Military service members and veterans with ranks from E5-E9, W1-CW5, or O3-O6 plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined (above / below).

Education Requirements

Education Level: 

  • High School Diploma/ GED 

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Cold Up to 25%
Energized Wires Up to 25%
Fumes Up to 25%
Heat Up to 25%
Loud Noise Up to 25%
Office Work Environment 76 -100%
Operating Machinery Up to 25%
Outdoors Up to 25%

Other Working Conditions

Test Description

No Testing Required


Export Control

Certain positions at Dominion Energy may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law.  Compliance with these export controls may result in Dominion Energy limiting its consideration of certain applicants.


Other Information

We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.   To learn more about our benefits, click here

Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.  

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Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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